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Cole Porter
(1893-1964) born on
Jun 09
US composer, lyricist. He is known for his sophisticated musicals, e.g., "Kiss Me Kate," 1948 and his song "Night and Day."
         
   
F
Brush up your Shakespeare,
Start quoting him now,
Brush up your Shakespeare
And the women you will wow.

R
You're the Nile,
You're the Tower of Pisa,
You're the smile
On the Mona Lisa.
A
My sole inspiration is a telephone call from a director.
N
Good authors, too, who once knew better words now only use four-letter words writing prose... anything goes.
K
Who Wants to Be a Millionaire? I don't.
 
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Published Sources for the above Quotations:
F: In "The Penquin Dictionary Modern Humorous Quotations," by Fred Metclaf, 1986.
R: In "Shorter Bartlett's Familiar Quotations," by John Bartlett, 1937, 1980, 1992.
A: Press interview, 8 Feb 1955.
N: "Anything Goes," 1934.
K: From the title song "Who Wants to be a Millionaire?"
   


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